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The location of Blake Cemetery









A visit to the Blake Cemetery ...

The location of the Blake Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Blake Cemetery ...

The Blake Cemetery is located in Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayetteville.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Blake Cemetery

Lat:   38.1229°   (38° 7' 22")

Lon:   -81.2515°   (-81° 15' 5")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Blake Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Blake Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Fayette County.

Abbot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Abbott - Huddleston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Huse Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
John Nugen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Meadow Haven Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Montgomery Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Mt. Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Page Tabernackle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Pierce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Rich Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Rinehart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Robson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Sycamore Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Westlake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Blake Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blake Cemetery.

Acme   [Map]     Handley   [Map]    
Ansted   [Map]     Harvey   [Map]    
Beckwith   [Map]     Hollygrove   [Map]    
Beech Glen   [Map]     Kaymoor   [Map]    
Cabin Creek   [Map]     McDunn   [Map]    
Cannelton   [Map]     Montgomery   [Map]    
Carbon   [Map]     Oak Hill   [Map]    
Cedar Grove   [Map]     Pax   [Map]    
Concho   [Map]     Powellton   [Map]    
East Bank   [Map]     Pratt   [Map]    
Eskdale   [Map]     Rush Run   [Map]    
Fayetteville   [Map]     Smithers   [Map]    
Gauley Bridge   [Map]     Thurmond   [Map]    
Glasgow   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Blake Cemetery. The following communities are located in Fayette County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Blake Cemetery.

Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Gauley Bridge   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blake Cemetery
 
Oak Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blake Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Blake Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cabell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
McDowell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mingo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Putnam County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Roane County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Summers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Fayette County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for West Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Fayette County
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from West Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Blake Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Blake Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536080   (Name of Record: Blake Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 38.1228853     Lon: -81.2514978   [Map]
Elev: 233         Map Name: Powellton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Blake Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1229, Longitude: -81.2515     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blake Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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